Arrests Made After Man Dies in Poplar River Assault

Arrests Made After Man Dies in Poplar River Assault

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

One man is dead and three others are in custody after an assault in Poplar River last Friday.

Manitoba RCMP were called to the local hospital at around 8:45 a.m. after receiving a report that a 24-year-old man had been assaulted and was in life-threatening condition. The victim later died in hospital.

Brendon Valiquette, 19, of Poplar River has been charged with manslaughter A 28-year-old man and 17-year-old male — also from Poplar River — were arrested and have charges of assault pending against them.

RCMP are continuing to investigate.



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